GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 473

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Claire Polosak became the first women to officiate in men’s ODI in the World cricket league.She hails from which country?
    A)Canada
    B)Australia
    C)England
    D)South Africa
    E)Thailand
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Australia’s Claire Polosak became the first woman to officiate in a men’s one-day international in the World Cricket League Division 2 final match between Namibia and Oman in Windhoek.
  2. Which country has emerged as the third largest Foreign Direct Investor in India for 2017-18?
    A)China
    B)Sweden
    C)Netherland
    D)Indonesia
    E)Finland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Netherlands has emerged as the 3rd largest Foreign Direct investor in India for the years 2017-2018 with investments valued at US$ 2.67 billion across variety of sectors such as services, trading, automobile industry, fermentation industries, chemicals and water management.
  3. According to a report by FICCI,at what percent India’s MICE(meetings,incentives,conference,exhibition) is growing?
    A)6%
    B)8%
    C)7%
    D)9%
    E)4%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A new report by industry body FICCI says that strong economic growth coupled with rapid emergence of India on the global horizon is poised to drive the growth of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism at a much faster rate.
  4. Where is the HQ of ONGC?
    A)Chennai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. Which country has decided to withdraw its name from International Arms Trade Treaty?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)France
    D)Russia
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    US President Donald Trump has said he will withdraw his country from the International Arms Trade Treaty. The agreement, signed by Barack Obama in 2013, aims to regulate the sale of weapons between countries.
  6. Customer has been defined in
    A) Banking regulations act
    B) Anti-Money laundering act
    C) RBI act
    D) KYC Guidelines
    E) Cooperative banks
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. Derek C Lalchhanhima recently received PETA India’s Compassionate kid award 2019.He belongs from which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Mizoram
    C)Sikkim
    D)Nagaland
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Accolades continue to pour in for Derek C Lalchhanhima, the six-year-old boy from Mizoram, who recently restored our fledgeling faith in humanity by rushing to the hospital a chicken he had accidentally run over with his cycle.
  8. Which bank has launched “Webassurance” to enable its customers to purchase life insurance in convenient way?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Indian Overseas Bank
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Canara Bank and its life insurance partner Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance launched ’Webassurance’ to enable its customers to purchase life insurance in a convenient and hassle-free way.
  9. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  10. Recently, Defence Ministry has approved the procurement of how many Kamov Ka 31 helicopters for the Indian Navy?
    A)11
    B)10
    C)13
    D)14
    E) 18
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Defence ministry has approved the procurement of 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control helicopters for the Indian Navy. The cost of the deal would be around Rs 3,600 crore and the 10 helicopters would be deployed on the aircraft carriers and warships of the Navy including the INS Vikrant and Grigorovich-class frigates.
  11. Jehan Daruvala represents India in which sporting event?
    A)High jumping
    B)Car Racing
    C)Boxing
    D)Figure skating
    E)Trekking
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Young Indian racer Jehan Daruvala, driving for Prema Racing, won the inaugural round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship, one of the support events to Formula One in Barcelona.
  12. According to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), India and which other country topped the list of nations for illegal sand mining?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and China top a list of countries where illegal sand mining has become a major environmental problem, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). While we cannot do without sand, responsible mining should be incentivised, said the report, ‘Sand and Sustainability: finding new solutions for environmental governance of global sand resources’.
  13. Recently Bhushan Patil quit the company.He was the former President of Which company?
    A)Freecharge
    B)Oxigen
    C)Mobikwik
    D)Paytm
    E)GooglePay
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bhushan Patil, president at Paytm, has quit the company. Patil, who joined Paytm after a five year stint with Alibaba, had initially joined the Noida-based company to look after its cross border commerce business.
  14. Where is the HQ of All India Football Federation?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Lucknow
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  15. Which country’s space agency will launch Chandrayaan 2 between July 8 and July 16?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)Japan
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    All the modules are getting ready for Chandrayaan-2 launch during the window of July 9 to July 16, 2019, with an expected Moon landing on September 6, 2019. India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has three modules namely Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) & Rover (Pragyan).
  16. The Asian Squash Championship held recently in which city?
    A)Kiev
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Kathmandu
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ace Indian squash players Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa won their respective Asian Individual Squash Championship titles in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Saurav Ghoshal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong.
  17. Recently,LIC HFL has launched ‘Udyam’ ,a skilling centre in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    LIC Housing Finance (LIC HFL) has launched ‘Udyam’, a skilling centre in Bengaluru. It was launched in association with Lok Bharti Education Society, the implementing partner.
  18. According to SIPRI, what is the rank of India in terms of biggest military spenders in 2018?
    A)4th
    B)1st
    C)2nd
    D)5th
    E)6th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    World’s military expenditure increased by 2.6 per cent, reaching $1822 billion in 2018 with India along with United States, China, Saudi Arabia and France contributing 60 per cent of the amount, according to a latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
  19. Which country won the 2019 badminton Asia mixed team championships?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Indonesia
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    China won the 2019 badminton Asia mixed team championships by defeating Japan 3-2 in the final in Hong Kong. China took the lead 1-0 after He Jiting and Du Yue overcame Japanese pair Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino in the mixed doubles.
  20. Recently Ghulam Mohammed Mir passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Jammu & Kashmir, terrorists shot dead a BJP functionary in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Unidentified gunmen suspected to be terrorists shot and injured a BJP worker at Nowgam Verinag area of Anantnag district.

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